Thursday, November 21, 2013

Border Patrol acquires Department of Defense equipment for use on border protection.

CBP to Continue Evaluation of “Aerostats” in Rio Grande Valley  Re-Utilization of Military Equipment
Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Washington – Within the next few days, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will begin the deployment of military-owned equipment for protection of the homeland in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas. The equipment is being evaluated in a key operational environment to assess its usefulness to CBP. The equipment could have significant benefits to the protection of the United States when deployed in a homeland security situation.

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